Needed to see a dentist for a problem during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2008

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,083 29,567 26.6 23.2 - 30.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 758 18,765 23.7 20.0 - 27.5
Non-Hispanic Black 110 3,666 35.5 21.7 - 49.4
Non-Hispanic Other 71 1,820 26.7 13.3 - 40.1
Hispanic 144 5,316 35.5 25.4 - 45.5
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 51 1,438 27.2 10.6 - 43.9
20-24 years old 204 6,981 34.1 25.3 - 42.9
25-34 years old 598 15,072 24.0 19.7 - 28.3
35 years old or more 230 6,077 26.9 19.8 - 34.1
Education
Less than high school 133 5,143 35.4 24.4 - 46.4
High school graduate 231 7,694 31.6 23.7 - 39.4
More than high school 712 16,514 22.9 19.2 - 26.7
Marital Status
Married 713 18,345 24.8 20.8 - 28.8
Not Married 370 11,222 30.2 24.0 - 36.4
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 681 15,914 22.5 18.6 - 26.3
On Medicaid 402 13,653 33.8 27.6 - 40.0

Detailed definition of indicator

Technical Notes

  • Respondents - The number of mothers who responded to this question.
  • Estimated Population Affected - Number of mothers/infants with characteristic or condition.